Earth Observatory Blogs

Grounding Perspectives

Published 2/13/2024 in Notes from the Field

Scientists and disaster risk-reduction practitioners visited Nepal to view major landslide sites and better understand what satellite data reveal about the landscape.

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Little Things Make a Big Difference

Published 2/7/2024 in Notes from the Field

Individual bits of tiny living beings and inanimate particles are too small for your eye to see. But when billions to trillions of them aggregate in one place, they can make a vast difference in life on Earth.

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February Puzzler

Published 2/6/2024 in Earth Matters

Your challenge is to tell us the location of the satellite image and why it is interesting.

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The Long and Winding Road to Launch

Published 2/5/2024 in Notes from the Field

For NASA and the ocean science community, the PACE launch will be the culmination of at least a decade of work. For me, it will be the culmination of something that started in 1950.

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January Puzzler

Published 1/9/2024 in Earth Matters

Your challenge is to tell us the location of the satellite image and why it is interesting.

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